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Professional Scrum Foundations

PSF | 2 Days | Beginner | Team, Stakeholders



Course Overview

Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF) is THE training for teams and anyone wanting to experience the Scrum way of working. The course also provides the foundation of knowledge needed for role-focused training for Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Developers, as offered in Scrum.org’s Professional Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Product Owner and Professional Scrum Development classes.

The class introduces the mechanics of Scrum, as well as provides insights into complexity, team-based collaboration and self-organization as essential elements in mastering Scrum. Students will experience how the Scrum framework improves product development efforts.

From its emphasis on practical application the course exposes common missteps, increases the awareness of the associated symptoms, and provides prescriptive guidance to avoid going off track.

Scrum.org selects only the most qualified instructors to deliver this course.

Scrum.org maintains the defined curriculum and materials to assure consistency and quality for students worldwide.

Learn Scrum by doing Scrum as a Scrum Team Member delivering products in a series of Sprints coupled with trainer instruction.


Topics Covered in this Workshop

  • Fundaments to Scrum
  • The Scrum Framework (part 1 and part 2)
  • Mastering Scrum
  • Planning with Scrum
  • Getting started
  • Keeping Scrum healthy

Expected Outcomes After Attending the Workshop

Students are challenged to act in terms of Scrum. They take home an increased understanding of how to collaborate better and work as a team.

  • Students will have a clear understanding of the mechanics of Scrum and their coherence.
  • Students will learn how to use visual information radiators.
  • Students leave the class with a handful of tips to identify common pitfalls and dysfunctions.
  • Students can take part of a Scrum Team and be more effective.
  • Students can increase Scrum’s effectiveness if already underway.

You should attend this workshop if…

The training may be interesting to all involved in software development using the Scrum framework.

It is the perfect introduction, reboot or refresher to Scrum, or anyone looking for hands-on insights in how Scrum actually works as member of a Scrum Team, or as an existing Scrum Team.


Instructors for Professional Scrum Foundations

Russell Miller

Customer-Centric Leader | Product Owner / Product Manager

Martin Hinshelwood

Scrumorg Professional Scrum Trainer, & Microsoft MVP: Development Tools


Before the class you should:

Attendees make the most of the class if they:

  • Have studied the Scrum Guide (required)
  • Have passed the Scrum Open assessment
  • Have been closely involved or have a high interest with a project that builds or enhances a software product or application

How will this workshop run?

Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF) is a 2-day course that teaches Scrum in a highly practical way. Students hit the ground running through instruction and team-based exercises. Working in a series of Sprints, teams of students build a software application, thereby facing real-life problems. The mechanics, roles, principles and (empirical) process of Scrum are demonstrated. Common missteps and misunderstandings are discussed so students grow a higher awareness of their symptoms.

There will be specific requirements for both in-person and live virtual classes that will be shown on that type of workshop below.

How will this Live Virtual Classroom run?

All of our LVC training is facilitated with a mixture of Microsoft Teams and Mural in the specified timezone.

How to Connect to the Team: TBA

While you should have an invitation in your calendar you can connect to the “ on

, in [ Invalid:[||T] ]” Team in “naked Agility with Martin Hinshelwood” using the link provided above. If you are struggling with access then please make sure that you have accepted the email invitation that was sent by Microsoft. If you are unable to access the team directly then please use the join meeting button in the invitation so we help you.

Before the class you should:
  • Install MS Teams
    • For both Mac and Windows, it is recommended to install the app.
    • If you are joining from your phone, then please use the app from your store.
    • Microsoft Teams is totally OK with you joining from more than one device with the same login if that is how you get multiple screens. When you connect your second device make sure that you “join with audio off” so you don’t get feedback.
  • Accept the Invitation – You will have been invited to our Microsoft Teams tenant on the email address provided and will have an email from “noreply@email.teams.microsoft.com” and you should click “Open Microsoft Teams”; This will accept the invitation. You MUST sign-in with the same email address that the invitation was sent to. If the email that you were invited on is a Microsoft 365 account then please use your corporate SSO to sign in. If your email is a Microsoft Account or a Google Account you will be prompted to sign-in using that system. The fallback sign-in method is a simple passcode sent to your email address.
  • Additional Optional tools that help
Class Inclusive features:

After the class, you will be able to participate in the naked Agility with Martin Hinshelwood Community with others of an agile mindset.


Assessment and Certification

The Professional Scrum Foundations course has the Professional Scrum Master level I (PSM I) as associated credential. All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course receive a password to take the PSM I assessment.

This industry-recognized certification requires a minimum passing score on the associated rigorous assessment. Scrum.org maintains a public list with everyone holding a PSM I credential.

Microsoft® uses the PSM I assessment to validate knowledge as part of its Silver and Gold Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) competencies.


Schedule for this workshop

If you have more than 5 people to train it can be more cost-effective to have Martin come onsite and deliver a private course just for you. You can request a private course to be delivered onsite at your offices.

Professional Scrum Foundations
Any where, Any Time

Delivery Mode: In-Person or Live Virtual
Visability: Private or Public

 

 

You can view our full list of training classes as well as our specialist Scrum & Agile Courses from Scrum.org as well as our DevOps & ALM Courses from Accentient. We have a number of public classes upcoming in the next few months on our Training Schedule that might be of interested.


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